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Unformatted text preview: radiation include increased risk of cancer and cataracts with a possibility of life-shortening. Measurable effects of low-level radiation exposure have not been observed but are generally assumed to exist due to the known cancer causing effect of much higher, acute doses. Protective measures can be used to reduce an individual's radiation exposure. The use of time, distance, and shielding principles are especially important in reducing exposure to radiation. The Radiological Protection System (RPS), a part of the overall Emergency Management Program, is an organized effort designed to minimize the effects of nuclear radiation (from all sources) on people and their property....
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2010 for the course MPA mpa500 taught by Professor Scotts during the Spring '10 term at Acton School of Business.
- Spring '10